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Tory activist: ‘Every single Muslim should be expelled’
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Stephen Lees, a long-term Conservative activist, has tweeted that all Muslims should be expelled from Britain, and all mosques demolished. His Tweet came a few minutes after he tweeted a link to a Telegraph article entitled “Head teachers raise ‘serious concerns’ over Islamic school take-over”.




Two Peas in A Pod: Tarek Fatah and Robert Spencer
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In reply, the UK based journalist Sunny Hundal asked why Tarek Fatah was an “Islamophobia enabler.” A fair question for someone who may be unfamiliar with Fatah. I think however that support for the NYPD surveillance program, teaming up with Zuhdi Jasser and Rep. Peter Kingare evidence enough that Fatah supports Islamophobia.




Let the fate of Richard Dawkins be a lesson to you all – Twitter brings out the worst in humankind
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This time, Dawkins, who prior to becoming a jester of the Twittersphere was apparently a well respected author, used the opportunity of International Women’s Day to blast the “loathsome religion” of Islam.




Coca-Cola’s multilingual Super Bowl ad is driving Twitter xenophobes crazy
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by ELIAS ISQUITH

Coca-Cola’s big Super Bowl ad this year featured a rendition of “America the Beautiful” sung in multiple languages, alongside sweeping images of America’s landscape and its people.




Gap ad featuring Sikh jewelry designer Waris Ahluwalia is vandalized with anti-Muslim slurs
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The graffiti also includes a line that reads, ‘Stop driving taxis!’ The vandalized ad was originally found and captured by New York photographer Robert Gerhardt on the downtown platform of the Buhre Avenue 6 train stop in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx.




Dawkins, Bin Laden, and the Little Honey Pot
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In the summer of 2011, Rebecca Watson found herself alone in an elevator with a man at an atheist convention. The man propositioned her, and the encounter made her uncomfortable. She decided to use the incident as an example of how not to behave at a public event, where she believed women were entitled to feel safe and comfortable.




Hamza Kashgari Cheats Death by Tweet
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Last March, we cross posted the story from Wajahat Ali’s blog: Goat Milk: Death by tweet? How Hamza Kashgari’s fate will shape the face of Islam today. Arrested in February of last year, he spent 20 months in jail facing charges of apostasy and a possible death sentence for an “offensive” Tweet.




Worst reactions to the Boston explosions
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BY JILLIAN RAYFIELD

As information continues to unfold about the attacks, pundits continue to react badly [UPDATED]




Dawkins, Harris, Hitchens: New Atheists flirt with Islamophobia
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BY NATHAN LEAN

How the New Atheists’ anti-Muslim hate advances their belief that God does not exist is not exactly clear. In this climate of increased anti-Muslim sentiment, it’s a convenient digression, though.




Politician calls for Muslims to be banned from Western airlines
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New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says MP Richard Prosser made a “mistake” when he said Muslim men should be banned from flying on Western airlines, but he will not be stood down.